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News Releases | January 25, 2021

78 Groups Urge Congress to Extend Labor Protections to Millions of App-Based Workers

It’s time to end the exclusion of millions of workers in the app-based economy from essential labor protections.

News Releases | October 26, 2020

NELP Files Comments Opposing Labor Department’s Independent Contractor Proposal

The proposed rule would permit companies to exclude more workers from minimum wage and overtime.

News Releases | September 22, 2020

NELP Denounces DOL’s Independent Contractor Proposed Rule That Would Expose More Workers to Wage Theft, Misclassification

The proposed rule would make it easier for corporations to cheat their workers and avoid minimum wage and overtime protections.

News Releases | September 11, 2019

California Passes Landmark Law Protecting Employee Rights of Uber Drivers, Gig Workers, Others

When workers organize, they can win even against tech behemoths.

News Releases | June 17, 2019

New York State’s Dependent Worker Act Falls Short for Gig Workers

The state should ensure that gig workers have full rights as employees.

News Releases | May 14, 2019

On the NLRB Memo Finding Uber Drivers to Be Independent Contractors

The NLRB memo ignores the reality of Uber’s relationship with its drivers and the myriad ways it controls their work.

News Releases | April 29, 2019

DOL Opinion Letter Offers Gig Employer Free Pass to Misclassify Workers

The unnamed gig company will likely use the letter as a free pass to misclassify workers.

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